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5 fab colour-shot kitchens

Still wedded to the idea of a white kitchen? Never fear, choosing white cabinetry doesn’t mean you can’t have a bit of colour in your ... more

 
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Fashion forward

The little black dress takes a back seat this weekend when up-and-coming designers from New Zealand Fashion Tech join forces with Resene at New Zealand ... more

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These are two lucky kids

The kids were in for a treat when parents Carrie and Bryn Plimmer inherited money from a relative – both getting a colourful bedroom makeover ... more

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Learn how to create this gorgeous study

How far can you go with paint? A very long way, and in many creative directions as stylist extraordinaire LeeAnn Yare proved when she created ... more

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Square square colour iconResene Bilbao
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Square square colour iconResene Japonica
is a quince pink, a warm fruity sort of terracotta.

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Win: Relax outdoors… all year

Artwood’s beautiful new Outdoor Garden All-Weather Collection comprises statement pieces ... more

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Be a glamazon

Who doesn’t like a dash of glitz, a bit of bling and lashings of glamour? Even the most die-hard minimalist loves the soft glow of ... more

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How to fake it

Faking it… in a good way. It’s easy to do if you want a wall that looks like stone, but isn’t stone. Or a floor ... more

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Talia and Chris cross to the dark ...

When Talia O’Connor and husband Chris Taylor along with their family moved to New Zealand, dealing with the challenges of renovating a villa was completely ... more

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1 look, 4 ways: open-plan living and ...

In an excerpt from our popular Habitat Plus interior colour schemes booklet, we check out how different a living area and dining room can look ... more

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Cosy up with colour

It took a while – not that we’re complaining – but winter is now here in full force. All it takes is a couple of ... more

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Debra's bold experiment with colour

Walk into the home of Debra Yearsley, and you’ll quickly recognise her love of colour. But when the Yearsley family first moved into their 1980s ... more

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Clever ways with staircases

We run up and down it daily, and yet the staircase is a part of the household that often gets overlooked – but with clever ... more

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Susan and Jeremy's life beyond white

Sure, Susan Templer is in a lucky position. As an interior designer she has the skill to choose a range of colours for her house ... more

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Retro, metro or pops of colour

This cosy dining room with a Scandi-bent featured in the Winter 2014 issue of habitat magazine. We had two experts suggest an alternative scheme. more

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The power of purple

Purple is one of those colours that we can't seem to get enough of. Other on-trend colours swirl about our interiors while purple, and its ... more

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1 room, 4 ways

We’ve all done it – pondered long and hard over the paint colour charts, worried over our interior colours, bought armfuls of Resene testpots to ... more

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Monde and Michael's role reversal

For Monde Norden and her American-born husband Michael Glazer, their home overlooking Karekare beach on Auckland’s west coast seems a million miles away from the ... more

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6 rainbow-bright reader projects

At Habitat by Resene we get to see all sorts of creative ideas, submitted by our readers. Here’s a selection of the clever things you ... more

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Cindy and Neville seize the eco moment

Building a new farmhouse-style home in semi-rural Auckland gave Cindy and Neville Poole a chance to use up-to-the-minute energy efficient and eco-friendly products – including ... more

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Noelene and Alan’s red-hot home

It’s no surprise to learn that this family love colour… any colour. It may have been tempting to give free reign to that passion during ... more

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Be a man, get a cave

Warning: this article will reinforce gender stereotypes. It has to. It’s about man caves. The man cave has been around for centuries providing men with ... more

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Decadent, delicious… dining spaces

Dining room, dining space or just a dining table? Many of us don’t have the first, and even if we do have a dedicated dining ... more

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Danny and Lisa’s age-appropriate reno

Making sure a gorgeous Edwardian villa was given age-appropriate interior colours without ending up looking like a museum was a challenge taken on by homeowners ... more

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Krista proves old needn't mean ill

Flying in the face of the assumption that all old houses are cold and damp, one woman and a team of companies, including Resene and ... more

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Here's to a happy home office

There’s a debate going on in our house at the moment. We’re planning major renovations, and have included a fairly generous study or home office ... more

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Fiona goes bold and bountiful

Hand on heart, we can honestly say there are few people in this world who would paint their house purple. Fiona Sheffield is one of ... more

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